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How long does it take METFORMIN to help me lose weight?

I have been diagnosed with insulin resistance Nov 2011. Taking METFORMIN, HCL ER 2000mg (since 11/4/11 worked my way up to full dose). Been on full dose for 2.5 weeks now. No weight loss. I am ...

Posted 15 Dec 2011 16 answers

Diabetes, Type 2 - can extreme heat cause your blood sugars to be higher and give you a "false"?

On hot, humid days it seems my evening sugars run higher which require more insulin. Then in the morning, my sugars run very low ( 38-61). diet is exactly the same, so I just dont understand.

Posted 6 days ago 0 answers

Losing no weight on victoza!?

Dr prescribed victoza to help me lose weight. im a type 1 diabetic and gained almost 2 stone since xmas after my insulin being changed. Been on victoza for 2 weeks and lost no weight at all. Dr said ...

Posted 31 May 2016 1 answer

Hi. Recently realised I have insulin resistance. I have very bad acne which right now is face, in?

... and behind ears, back and the back of my neck. I've been on this low GI diet for a week and only gained 1lb. Roughly how long before you start to notice an improvement on skin?

Posted 31 May 2016 0 answers

Humalog Mix 75/25 - I have some Humalog 75/25 that I can't use, because the dial won't go down an?

... can't get the insulin out... so what am I suppose to do? These cost me 1495.00 an I'm not going to throw them away... Will you stand by your product an give me new ones ?

Posted 20 May 2016 2 answers

My sugar level is 137 at bedtime. should I take 30 units of lantus or is that too much?

I'm on victoza and I take 50 MG's of glipizide. My Dr. lowered my insulin intake to 30 units at bedtime.

Posted 19 Apr 2016 1 answer

Insulin - I take 25 on the needle 3 times a day of humalog and 45 of lantas once a day. I would like

... to change to the Kwik pens ,they're 3 ml. How many pens of each would I need. Thanks

Posted 16 Apr 2016 0 answers

Saxenda - Insulin users, what do you reccommend?

I'm new to Saxenda and was wandering do the shots needed to be taken at a different time than my insulin shots? I'm very excited about trying Saxenda. I just pray the side affects ...

Posted 28 Mar 2016 0 answers

Which type of insulin has the longest duration of action?

Posted 9 Feb 2016 1 answerFAQ by

Recent diabetic since January sugar was always under control and checked because of family history?

Have been on insulin for three months since this started have now started itching uncontrollably and my face has turned a yellow tinge Any ideas the itching is unbearable

Posted 20 Mar 2016 1 answer

I have diabetes,mdd major depressive disorder, heart disease, chronic pain,and hep c 2 years ago my?

a1c was 6.2 without meds now its 10.2 with meds and its type two by the way and i just started taking insulin and metformin but i cant get my blood sugar below 200 and i am having chest pain and ...

Posted 17 Mar 2016 0 answers

Can pantoprazole cause diabetics glucose count to go up?

Since I have been taking pantoprazole for a bleeding stomach ulcer I am having trouble controlling my diabetic glucose count. When I check it before taking insulin it is very high and I have never ...

Posted 7 Mar 2016 0 answers

Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold - I have diabetes type two and am on insulin both types fast and long?

... lasting. I also take blood? I also have had heart attacks and have two stints installed. Also have had Heart Failure.

Posted 2 Mar 2016 0 answers

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